Financial Management

Current Financial Management Plan of Study (2017-18)

Previous Financial Management Plans of Study

 

Program Emphasis/Objective

The Financial Management major offered only at the UConn Stamford campus is specifically designed to prepare students for careers in corporate money management and investment. The curriculum is closely tied to professional financial services practice. It was developed in partnership with the local Chartered Financial Analyst (CFA) society (SCFAS), and prepares students to take the first level of the CFA exams which leads to the CFA designation.

Career Opportunities

There are many career opportunities for students that complete this major, including working as a financial analyst, asset manager, and research associate for investment companies, investment banks, hedge funds, insurance companies and securities brokers.

Academic Program

The following courses are representative of those offered by the Finance Department and required for the Financial Management major:

  • Principles of Investments and Derivatives
  • Fixed Income Securities
  • Alternative Investments and Risk Management
  • Security Valuation and Portfolio Management
  • Applications in Financial Management
  • Financial Ethics

One Finance elective at the 3000/4000 level beyond the common body of knowledge courses is also required. Topics offered include Real Estate Principles, Personal Finance, Global Finance, Mergers and Acquisitions, and Financial Services.

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Finance Department Website


The Financial Management major is available to students at the Stamford Campus.

Stamford
www.stamford.uconn.edu
One University Place
Stamford, CT 06901-2315
Telephone: (203) 251-8445
School of Business Contact: Marlys Rizzi, Matthew Longcore